City, Port Blair



City, Port Blair

The Andaman & Nicobar Islands surrounded by emerald sea, lash green forest, mountains scenic beauty, and unpolluted corals, serene white sandy beaches marine national Park, have all contributed to make this islands one of most beautiful tourist destination acclaimed World wide. For such a beautiful union territory, Port Blair is Capital town wherein all trades commerce, Administrative tourism activities are managed.

The Port Blair not only acts, as gateway to Andaman & Nicobar Islands, apart from giving a visual delight with its nature, its unique contribution to the freedom struggle of the Country cannot be ignored.

The Port Blair Municipal Council feels proud to be the civic body for the capital town, rendering all basic amenities, Parks, Gardens, Lighting Monitoring of Historical place giving a visit of beauty and clean environs to both the Port Blarians and the visiting guests.

The Andaman & Nicobar Islands is Geographically, located at Bay of Bengal, Longitude 92 degree to 94 degree East Latitude 60 to 140 North and a Distance of 1200 Kms from Chennai/Kolkatta to Port Blair, the Capital of Andaman & Nicobar Islands has one Airport, and one major harbour and number of small harbours.

The following tourist destination points which are located in these islands:

Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park

Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park established in 1983, is one of the most important areas for viewing marine diversity. It is situated at Wandoor, 29 km from Port Blair. Total area of this Marine National Park is 281.50 sq.km. which includes 220 sq.km. of territorial sea water. There are 15 small and large islands in the Park with beautiful sandy beaches and creeks full of lush green Mangroves and tropical forests. Rich marine life consists of variety of coral reefs, colourful fishes, molluscs, shells, starfish, turtles, salt-water crocodile etc.

Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park

Mount Harriet National Park

Mount Harriet National Park is a national park located in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands union territory of India. The park, established in 1969, covers about 4.62 km2 (18.00 mi2).Mount Harriet (383 metres (1,257 ft)[2]), which is part of the park, is the third-highest peak in the Andaman and Nicobar archipelago next to Saddle Peak (732 metres (2,402 ft)) in North Andaman and Mount Thullier (568 metres (1,864 ft)) in Great Nicobar. The picture on the back side of ₹ 20 note is taken form Mount Harriet National Park The park is..

Mount Harriet National Park

Cellular Jail

The construction of Cellular Jail started in 1896 and completed in 1906. Spread as seven spokes of a bicycle wheel, this unique three-storied structure was the first of its kind in India as it had 693 cells specially built for solitary confinement of the prisoners. Extraordinary feature of the Jail was the total absence of communication between prisoners housed in different wings since the front of the row of cells faced the back of the other.A two-storied building at left side near the entrance of the Jail was constructed to be used as Jail hospital...

Cellular Jail

Carbyn's Cove Beach

Corbyn's Cove beach- the coconut-palm fringed beach, six kilometers away from Port Blair town is ideal for swimming and sun-basking. Facilities like hotel, restaurant, bar, changing room, adventure water-sports are available here. Historical remains like Japanese Bunkers can be seen on the way to this beach. The Snake Island situated just across the beach is popular for scuba diving. The Waves Restaurant & Beer Bar run by Tourism department provides delightful cuisine at reasonable rates in a soothing ambience...

Carbyn's Cove Beach


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